Belfast crowd set to enjoy techno artist Paul Ritch
Paul Ritch Bunatee bar, QUBSU, Belfast, Tonight, 9.30pm
Pearson Sound, Bunatee bar, QUBSU, Belfast, Tomorrow, 10pm One of techno's most talked-about artists is back in Belfast after five years. Ahead of a busy summer schedule which will see him in Ibiza, Amsterdam and New York, Paul Ritch (right) will visit Belfast Students' Union. After making his name in 2007, the French DJ has excited the international scene with releases on Sven Vath's Cocoon Recordings, among others, as well as with his live sets. For details, visit qubsu.org.
Working under the Pearson Sound moniker, DJ David Kennedy can be relied upon for cutting-edge floor fillers. As one third of the team behind the Hessle Audio label, he has cut back on his release schedule to concentrate on taking his DJing global.
For details, visit qubsu.org.
The Parlous Bar, Belfast,
With a bank holiday on Monday to round off the second long weekend of May, the Beat BBQ guys lost no time in securing the services of one of the UK's leading tech house DJs, Terry Francis, to fill the Parlour's DJ box on Sunday. As always with these nights, there'll be a free BBQ. For details, visit beatbbq.com.
Sandino's bar, Londonderry,
The guys from Derry clubbing institution, Jika, Jika, appear with guest DJ ThermalBear. DJ support is from Stephen Porter. For details, visit Facebook: Jika Jika!